Covid-19: Turkey’s Confirmed cases Highest In Middle East, Turkey has Confirmed 82,329 cases of the coronavirus with 1,890 Deaths and 10,453 Recovered. Turkey surpasses Iran, Turkey’s coronavirus cases are not localized in a particular region, but have rather spread throughout the country, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said
The health minister says confirmed infections in excess of 82,329. The number of deaths linked to the novel coronavirus has crossed 156,000 worldwide, According to a Johns Hopkins University tally. The number of deaths in the United States has exceeded 31,000. Turkey’s health minister added, The country’s confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 82,329, overtaking neighbouring Iran for the first time to register the highest total in the Middle East.
Turkey has received the shipment of 50,000 rapid screening tests, and will receive another 300,000, according to Koca .“Sufficient amounts” of a new early treatment medication has been shipped to Turkey from China and will be used in treatment, The medication can lower time spent in the intensive care unit, from 11 days to four, He Further said There are many people who have recovered or are on their way to recovery from COVID-19, the minister said
The country is also kicking off the production of locally-made respirators, and will provide funding to six universities and one medical centre for efforts to develop a vaccine, Koca said, while the Ministry of Health will hire 32,000 new medical staff. Turkish experts will be holding videoconferences with their Chinese counterparts to share know-how on the virus, the minister added. Koca repeated the Turkish government’s calls for citizens to self-isolate, but dismissed a reporter’s question on a possible lockdown
According to him, Anybody can declare their own state of emergency,” Koca said. “It does not have to be the state that declares it. The essence of the fight is that every single person isolates themselves.